Definition of enitesco
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Orthography ID = 2019518
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LNS
ēnitescō, ēnitescere, ēnituī, -
enitesco
verb (3rd conjugation)
  1. to shine forth, shine out, become bright
  2. to shine forth, become distinguished
Abbreviations
ē-nitesco, -nitui, 3, v. inch. n., to shine forth, shine out, become bright (freq. in the post-Aug. per.). Lit.: ut (oculi) in hilaritate enitescant, Quint. 11, 3, 75.

—Poet.: enitescis pulchrior multo (Barine), Hor. C. 2, 8, 6.

— Trop., to shine forth, become distinguished: sibi novum bellum exoptabat, ubi virtus enitescere posset, Sall. C. 54, 4: gloria, Auct. Her. 4, 44, 57; cf. Gell. 17, 21, 33: facundia, Quint. 10, 5, 14; cf. Tac. Or. 20: utque studiis honestis et eloquentiae gloria enitesceret, id. A. 12, 58: plebs togā (i. e. pacis artibus), id. ib. 11, 7.
 
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